[The effect of cimetidine mainly increases CD4+ cells of peripheral blood T lymphocytes].

@article{Asakage2005TheEO,
  title={[The effect of cimetidine mainly increases CD4+ cells of peripheral blood T lymphocytes].},
  author={Masahiro Asakage and Nelson Hirokazu Tsuno and Joji Kitayama and Jun Yamada and Takeshi Tsuchiya and Satomi Yoneyama and Koki Takahashi and Hirokazu Nagawa},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 11},
  pages={1576-7}
}
Cimetidine, one of the most popular histamine-2 receptor antagonists, has been reported to improve survival in gastrointestinal cancer patients and to activate cell-mediated immune response in surgical patients. NKT cells are a population of T cells that share characteristics with natural killer cells, and their main functions are production of immunoregulatory cytokines and cytolytic activities. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of cimetidine on the cell-mediated immunoresponse… CONTINUE READING